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Talking About Thomas Kilroy

I was delighted to recently receive a copy of one of the latest publications from Carysfort Press: Guy Woodward’s edited collection Talking about Thomas Kilroy… 1,079 more words

Irish Theatre

Éilis Ní Dhuibhne Interview

This article originally appeared in the University Observer in February, before the writer accepted the PEN Award for her Outstanding Contribution to Irish Literature. 

As Éilis Ní Dhuibhne prepares to accept the PEN Award for her Outstanding Contribution to Irish Literature, Patrick Kelleher sits down with the writer to discuss the Irish language, feminism, and her beginnings in UCD… 1,025 more words


Carlingford Players to stage Philadelphia Here I Come this weekend

The Carlingford Players will present the Brian Friel play ‘Philadelphia Here I Come’ in the Foy Centre this weekend.

The performances will take place on Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 8pm sharp. 23 more words

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Abbey Theatre - Raising the curtain!

The Abbey Theatre (also known as the National Theatre of Ireland) has had a long and interesting history dating back over a hundred years.

In the 1890s WB Yeats, Lady Augusta Gregory and Edward Martyn published a ‘ 326 more words


Knockaderry Clouncagh Drama Group's Production of "The Loves of Cass McGuire" Reviewed

Following their  hugely successful production of Jim Nolan’s ‘Moonshine’ last year, the Knockaderry Clouncagh Drama Group, directed by Johnny Corkery, are back once again, this time with yet another poignant Irish play, Brian Friel’s ‘ 1,127 more words


Language Is a Virus from Outer Space

A version of this article appeared in Lakbima News on Sunday November 6 2011

What did William S Burroughs mean when he wrote that language is a virus from outer space? 1,346 more words

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